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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2017-0231 Microsoft Browser Spoofing Vulnerability Microsoft Edge Important 10-05-2017

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
A spoofing vulnerability exists when Microsoft browsers render SmartScreen Filter. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could trick a user by redirecting the user to a specially crafted website.
Detailed Information on the risk:
To exploit the vulnerability, the user must click a specially crafted URL. In an email attack scenario, an attacker could send an email message containing the specially crafted URL to the user in an attempt to convince the user to click it.
In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website designed to appear as a legitimate website to the user.Further information on this exploit is available at : CVE-2017-0231

Affected Software

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11